Professional Sports Teams Go Green with Their Stadiums

by Jill Clayton 06/10/2013 The San Francisco 49ers may have been 2013’s Super Bowl Runner-ups, but they could be #1 in LEED (“Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”) standards by the start of next year’s football season. The new 49ers stadium is hoping to become the first pro football venue to get LEED certification with… Read more »

Construction Starts on Solar-Powered Stadium

Building has begun on a completely solar-powered sports stadium, the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, slated to open in Bordeaux, France, in 2015. Developed by Herzog & de Meuron and first unveiled in 2011 the solar powered stadium just broke ground this month.  The stadium which was designed for the Euro 2016 football championship is set to be completed by… Read more »